East Aurora School Board Now Wants to Rescind Transgender Policy

On Monday, the East Aurora Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of a policy that would benefit transgender and gender-nonconforming students [Read more…]

New Study Explores Anti-Atheist Discrimination

Atheists generally believe we have a good sense of the degree to which our group is subject to discrimination based on our rejection of supernaturalism, but that understanding is primarily anecdotal. We hear each other’s stories, we see how we’re spoken about in the culture, and we form an idea of just how low that stained-glass ceiling really is for us (wow, that metaphor sounds familiar). [Read more…]

Helping Out a Friend

My friend and yours, Greta Christina, is going through a really tough time right now — a death in the family, a major health issue, etc. You can read all the details on her site. [Read more…]

How the Christian Right Twists a Story to Suit Their Purposes

Here’s a beautiful lesson in how the Christian Right distorts the facts, courtesy of the magazine Charisma. [Read more…]

Fundamentalist Christians and Anti-Vaxxers: A Toxic Combination

The anti-gay crusaders and Friendly Atheist stalkers at the Illinois Family Institute decided to try their hand at interpreting scientific papers, and the results are predictably disastrous. [Read more…]